Jeanette Möller

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Jeanette Möller
Born Jeanette Holmlund
(1825-01-05)January 5, 1825
Stockholm, Sweden
Died March 25, 1872(1872-03-25) (aged 47)
Düsseldorf, Germany
Nationality Swedish
Education Royal Swedish Academy of Arts
Known for Painting
Niels Bjørnson Møller (m. 1860)

Jeanette Möller, née Holmlund (5 January 1825 in Stockholm - 25 March 1872 in Düsseldorf), was a Swedish painter.


Möller was the daughter of the merchant Nils Holmlund and Johanna Helena Torsslow. In 1849, she became one of four females accepted as students at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm: the other three being Lea Ahlborn, Agnes Börjesson and Amalia Lindegren. Between 1851 and 1854, she was a student of the genre painter Vautier in Paris. On her return to Stockholm, she founded and managed an art studio for female students. From 1858, she spent her time divided between Sweden and Düsseldorf from Germany. In 1860, she married the Norwegian painter Niels Bjørnson Møller.

Jeanette Möller has been characterized as a genre painter. Her more known works include Shakespeare i sin studerkammare (Shakespeare in his chamber), Läsande munk (Reading monk), Sömmerska insomnad vid sitt arbete (Seamstress asleep at her work), Meditation and Flicka som matar höns (Girl feeding hens).

Jeanette Möller was an agré of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts from 1861.


  • Möller, Jeanette i Herman Hofberg, Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon (andra upplagan, 1906)
  • Österberg, Carin med flera: Svenska kvinnor - föregångare, nyskapare. Lund: Signum 1990, ISBN 91-87896-03-6
  • Möller, Jeannette i Nordisk familjebok (andra upplagan, 1913)